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Professor of Cultures, Societies and Global Studies

Alan West-Durán was born in Cuba and raised in Puerto Rico. He is a poet, translator, essayist, and critic. His interests and research are in Caribbean literature, Afro-Cuban culture (art, music, religions, and literature) and Latin American Film.

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  • Latino Prize for Literature in Poetry (1996)
  • Honorary Member, Golden Key International Honor Society (May 2002) Nominated for Excellence in Teaching: 2003 and 2007.

Scholarly Books

Translation Books

Book Chapters

Book Chapters Reprinted in Journals

Related Schools & Departments

  • Education

    PhD, 1993, Latin American and Brazilian Languages and Literatures
    New York University

  • Contact

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    360 Huntington Avenue
    Boston, MA 02115